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Methods to Assess Adverse Childhood Experiences of Children and Families: Toward Approaches to Promote Child Well-being in Policy and Practice.
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Although important variations exist, available ACEs measurement methods are similar and show consistent associations with poorer health outcomes in absence of protective factors and resilience and suggest use of population-wide versus high-risk approaches to assessing ACEs.
National, state, and local disparities in childhood obesity.
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The findings suggest that the obesity epidemic among children may not yet have reached its plateau for some groups of children, and persistent and highly variable disparities in childhood overweight and obesity within and among states are revealed.
Positive Childhood Experiences and Adult Mental and Relational Health in a Statewide Sample
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Positive childhood experiences demonstrate a dose-response association with adult D/PMH and ARSES after adjustment for ACEs; assessing and proactively promoting PCEs may reduce adult mental and relational health problems, even in the concurrent presence of ACEs.
Adverse Childhood Experiences, Resilience and Mindfulness-Based Approaches: Common Denominator Issues for Children with Emotional, Mental, or Behavioral Problems.
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Examination of associations between EMB, ACEs, and protective factors, such as child resilience, parental coping/stress, and parent-child engagement encourages family-centered and mindfulness-based approaches to address social and emotional trauma and potentially interrupt cycles of ACEs and prevalence of EMB.
Family Resilience And Connection Promote Flourishing Among US Children, Even Amid Adversity.
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Across the sectors of health care, education, and human services, evidence-based programs and policies to increase family resilience and connection could increase flourishing in US children, even as society addresses remediable causes of childhood adversity.
A national and across-state profile on Adverse Childhood Experiences among U.S. children and possibilities to heal and thrive
All findings reported here are based on analysis of data from the 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH). This brief includes U.S. maps and a table of findings across U.S. states on key
Physical Distancing With Social Connectedness
TLDR
Recognizing and supporting the many ways of investing in relationships has great potential to create a positive sea change in a health care system that currently feels fragmented and depersonalized to both patients and health care clinicians.
Factors Promoting or Potentially Impeding School Success: Disparities and State Variations for Children with Special Health Care Needs
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Findings support broad, non-condition specific efforts to promote school success for CSHCN and consideration of state school policies, such as case management.
The effects of social variables on symptom recognition and medical care seeking behaviour for acute respiratory infections in infants in urban Mongolia
TLDR
There is a continuing need to educate carers of infants in the management of ARI, particularly those of younger age and those with limited family support.
Complementary and Conventional Medicine Use Among Youth With Recurrent Headaches
TLDR
CAM use is most common among youth with HA experiencing multiple chronic conditions and difficulties in daily functioning, highlighting the need for medical providers to routinely ask about CAM use to meet the complex health needs of their patients and facilitate the optimal integration of care.
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